Fungal fight club

DRAWING THE LINE  A lion’s mane fungus (Hericium erinaceus) roars out territorial challenges via silent chemical secretions. Battle lines between fungi can appear as dark streaks inside logs.

Lebrac/Wikimedia Commons

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Life

From the Nature Index

Paid Content